[Openvas-devel] Call for testing: better memory management in internal_recv

Henri Doreau henri.doreau at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 21:35:47 CEST 2014


2014-10-16 8:29 GMT+02:00 Jan-Oliver Wagner <Jan-Oliver.Wagner at greenbone.net>:
> On Donnerstag, 16. Oktober 2014, Henri Doreau wrote:
>> 2014-10-15 23:01 GMT+02:00 Jan-Oliver Wagner <Jan-Oliver.Wagner at greenbone.net>:
>> Thanks for the feedback. It looks like part of it has been applied to
>> trunk by Hani soon after I posted it, I guess we were fighting the
>> same battle! Applying the patch can be tricky now, I'll re-submit a
>> refreshed version soon.
>>
>> In the meantime please let me know I you find something suspicious.
>
> The patch applied cleanly, so actually chances are good there is
> no interference with the other changes.
>
> However, there are still 2 or 3 bugs we need to resolve in trunk.
> Some NVTs segfault currently.
> With changing the memory management functions, I might have introduced
> (or uncovered) some bugs.

Found a bug in my patch for zero-length messages. This second version
has better documentation and a more consistent behavior.

-- 
Henri
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